A Classical Guitarist

A Classical Guitarist

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I was struck almost overnight by focal dystonia (FD) to my right hand after a concert. I invested close to 7,000 hours in successful self-rehabilitation over a period of four years and am now symptom free. My rehabilitation was based on reducing tension in my hand and retraining my brain through proper, relaxed hand movements, practiced extensively. In this article I share my path to recovery in hopes of helping other musicians with FD.
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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 64g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1492917109
  • 9781492917106
  • 1,492,303

About Apostolos Paraskevas

Apostolos Paraskevas is a classical guitarist and composer as well as an award-winning film director and producer. He has received multiple international awards for his compositions and was nominated for a Grammy Award. He is the only guitarist ever to have a major orchestral piece performed at Carnegie Hall--and the only musician who has performed there in a Grim Reaper outfit. He has made over a dozen recordings of his music. He served for 16 years as the artistic director of the International Guitar Congress on the island of Corfu, Greece. Recent appearances have included concerts in the U.S. at Carnegie Hall and Weill Hall, and abroad in St. Petersburg, Athens, and Germany. Apostolos is a Professor of Composition and Classical Guitar at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Visit his website at http: //apostolosparaskevas.co
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